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n. - Abnormally low level of potassium in the circulating blood leading to weakness and heart abnormalities.

Usage examples (35)
  • - May cause: hypokalemia, osteoporosis if prolonged treatment.
  • Poor monitoring of use may induce hypernatremia and hypokalemia.
  • - Risk of hypokalemia (increases the toxicity of digoxin when used together).
  • Undiagnosed and untreated, hypokalemia can result in decreased heart rate or death. for more
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